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America’s Schools – 1950s vs. Today

Education has changed a lot in the past 60 years. While students in the 50s relied on slide rulers and reading accelerators to help them learn, kids today have access to laptops, calculators, tablets, and much more.

Column Five Media worked with TakePart to examine the differences between schools in the 1950s and today.

America’s Schools - 1950s vs. Today

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  1. Price per student I think is actually higher than that- especially in the special ed and for kids at risk category who usually have higher transportation and staff costs.

  2. Although I am in Canada, a lot of this applies here as well. Times have certainly changed that’s for sure! 😉

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